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General Pool Rules

Below lists general pool rules. Each aquatic facility may have additional rules specific for the location. 
  1. Children under age 8 and/or those less than 45” in height must be accompanied with someone 16 years or older.
  2. Personal flotation devices must be Coast Guard approved and used with an adult swimmer within arms length of the swimmer.
  3. Children not yet toilet trained must wear a swim diaper or cover a regular diaper with tight fitted rubber pants.
  4. All persons shall bathe with warm water and soap before entering the water.
  5. No running, boisterous, or rough play or profanity.
  6. Spitting or blowing nose in pool is prohibited.
  7. Non-swimmers are not permitted in the water alone unless they can stand with their head fully above the water.
  8. Swimmers may be asked to perform a swim teat prior to entering the deep end.
  9. No food permitted on the pool deck.
  10. No ball playing allowed.
  11. Any persons known or suspected of having communicable or infectious disease shall not use the pool.
  12. Mask, fins, snorkels used at the discretion of the lifeguards.
  13. No glass containers, food, beverages or gum allowed in the pool area.
  14. Diving Board Use: One person on the board at a time. Be sure the area in front of the board is clear. No double bouncing, only dive straight off the board.
  15. No Diving off the pool deck into the deep end.
  16. Consumption/possession of alcohol and/pr illegal drugs is not permitted on Town property.
  17. Aquatic staff reserve the right to to close the pool or restrict use whenever the safety or health od patrons is endangered.
  18. Smoking of any kind is not permitted in the pool facility.
  19. The Town is not responsible for personal belongings.
  20. Aquatic staff reserves the right to close the pool or restrict its use whenever the safety or health of patrons is endangered.
  21. The phones in the lifeguard offices or pool deck are not to be used as a public phone.
  22. Pets are not permitted in the pool facility or beach area. Dogs on Town property must be leashed or tethered.
  23. Prolonged underwater breath holding is not permitted.